CCC #30 – Altered Metal with Paint

Here's my entry for this week's Compendium of Curiousities Challenge.   You can find the details here: Studio L3: Linda's Blog and on page 48 of Tim's book. The tag was from my stash and came preprinted in green. I painted an old MM frame with an Adirondack paint dabber (lettuce) and inked two tiny tags with shabby shutters, peeled paint, and black soot distress inks.  I cut three of tim's smallest flowers from the license plate paper in the Lost & Found Paper stack and used three of the Ideology pins as stems (filling the centers with glossy accents).  That is a really…

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For the Birds Stenciled Canvas

I love the new mini stencils by Crafters Workshop.  This canvas has the 6X6 For the Birds stencil, a Tim Holtz sentiment stamp, distress inks, Creative Imaginations Paper Lace, and a few jewels. Thanks for stopping by!      

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Beginning to Blog…

This is my very first post on my very first blog. I've been getting deeper and deeper into the paper arts community and it seems like a blog is a necessary thing for sharing art and getting to know others who share my (ahem) obsessions. Here goes! This weekend I worked on a challenge from Tim Holtz's Compendium of Curiousities. It's found on page 50. Here's my take on it: I used Tim's Alterations ornamental die, notebook texture fade, butterscotch paint, walnut stain and broken china distress inks, black enamel accents on prima flowers, and a strip of brown cardstock…

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